Boy Meets Girl Movie Analysis

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The movie begins by Ricky and her best friend having a conversation about how ‘guys only want to get inside girls’ pants’. Ricky made a remark stating that she should maybe date girls and her reason for that is because she is just not interested on sex, she actually wants to find love and get married to someone special and she feels that is attainable by dating girls. That informs the audience that Ricky’s “pattern of sexual and emotional attraction is based on the gender of one’s potential partner” (Perspectives on Human Sexuality. (2013). In Human Sexuality (p. 17). McGraw-Hill). In continuation, Ricky works at a coffee shop where a new client named Francesca walked in complimenting Ricky’s hair and straight bangs. Francesca- the client assumes…show more content…
Once having seen this movie the audience will learn that heterosexual romance is not the only romance that exists, bisexual, transgender, homosexual love should be taken into consideration of people’s sexual orientation. Having said that “sexual orientation refers to an individual’s enduring physical, romantic, and/or emotional attraction to another person of a different gender” (Perspectives on Human Sexuality. (2013) Human Sexuality (p. 17). McGraw-Hill) and the movie’s portrayal of sexual orientation displays different, not scary, not intimidating and hoping people to familiarize and identify with the films plot. For example, Ricky invited Francesca over to her house. Ricky does a video YouTube every week or so where she talks about clothes and fashion and Francesca was in her video as a guest. After the YouTube video Francesca asks Ricky if she has ever been with a girl or kissed a girl. Ricky was an honest person and said that she hasn’t although she does want to experiment with a…show more content…
However, this movie is about a transgender girl and how she has been in love with her best friend Robby all along. This can affect people very different, it depends on the audience. For example, if the LGBTQ audience were to watch this movie I believe they all would be really open and accepting of this film. They may feel like they can relate to the movie especially those who identify themselves as transgender. Boy Meets Girl is a funny, tender, sex positive romantic comedy that explores what it means to be a real man or woman. It also portrays how important it is to live a courageous life not letting fear and nervousness stand in the way of going after your dreams-about

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